Bruce Medal


Bruce Medal

The Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal is awarded every year by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific for outstanding lifetime contributions to astronomy. It is named after Catherine Wolfe Bruce, an American patroness of astronomy, and was first awarded in 1898.

"See also": [http://www.phys-astro.sonoma.edu/BruceMedalists/ Bruce Medalists]

Past laureates are:

* 1898, Simon Newcomb
* 1899, Arthur Auwers
* 1900, David Gill
* 1902, Giovanni V. Schiaparelli
* 1904, William Huggins
* 1906, Hermann Carl Vogel
* 1908, Edward C. Pickering
* 1909, George William Hill
* 1911, Henri Poincaré
* 1913, Jacobus C. Kapteyn
* 1914, Oskar Backlund
* 1915, William Wallace Campbell
* 1916, George Ellery Hale
* 1917, Edward Emerson Barnard
* 1920, Ernest W. Brown
* 1921, Henri A. Deslandres
* 1922, Frank W. Dyson
* 1923, Benjamin Baillaud
* 1924, Arthur Stanley Eddington
* 1925, Henry Norris Russell
* 1926, Robert G. Aitken
* 1927, Herbert Hall Turner
* 1928, Walter S. Adams
* 1929, Frank Schlesinger
* 1930, Max Wolf
* 1931, Willem de Sitter
* 1932, John S. Plaskett
* 1933, Carl V.L. Charlier
* 1934, Alfred Fowler
* 1935, Vesto M. Slipher
* 1936, Armin O. Leuschner
* 1937, Ejnar Hertzsprung
* 1938, Edwin P. Hubble
* 1939, Harlow Shapley
* 1940, Frederick H. Seares
* 1941, Joel Stebbins
* 1942, Jan H. Oort
* 1945, E. Arthur Milne
* 1946, Paul Merrill
* 1947, Bernard Lyot
* 1948, Otto Struve
* 1949, Harold Spencer Jones
* 1950, Alfred H. Joy
* 1951, Marcel Minnaert
* 1952, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
* 1953, Harold D. Babcock
* 1954, Bertil Lindblad
* 1955, Walter Baade
* 1956, Albrecht Unsöld
* 1957, Ira S. Bowen
* 1958, William Wilson Morgan
* 1959, Bengt Strömgren
* 1960, Viktor A. Ambartsumian
* 1961, Rudolph Minkowski
* 1962, Grote Reber
* 1963, Seth Barnes Nicholson
* 1964, Otto Heckmann
* 1965, Martin Schwarzschild
* 1966, Dirk Brouwer
* 1967, Ludwig Biermann
* 1968, Willem J. Luyten
* 1969, Horace W. Babcock
* 1970, Fred Hoyle
* 1971, Jesse Greenstein
* 1972, Iosif S. Shklovskii
* 1973, Lyman Spitzer, Jr.
* 1974, Martin Ryle
* 1975, Allan R. Sandage
* 1976, Ernst J. Öpik
* 1977, Bart J. Bok
* 1978, Hendrik C. van de Hulst
* 1979, William A. Fowler
* 1980, George Herbig
* 1981, Riccardo Giacconi
* 1982, E. Margaret Burbidge
* 1983, Yakov B. Zel'dovich
* 1984, Olin C. Wilson
* 1985, Thomas G. Cowling
* 1986, Fred L. Whipple
* 1987, Edwin E. Salpeter
* 1988, John G. Bolton
* 1989, Adriaan Blaauw
* 1990, Charlotte E. Moore Sitterly
* 1991, Donald E. Osterbrock
* 1992, Maarten Schmidt
* 1993, Martin Rees
* 1994, Wallace Sargent
* 1995, P. James E. Peebles
* 1996, Albert E. Whitford
* 1997, Eugene Parker
* 1998, Donald Lynden-Bell
* 1999, Geoffrey R. Burbidge
* 2000, Rashid A. Sunyaev
* 2001, Hans A. Bethe
* 2002, Bohdan Paczynski
* 2003, Vera C. Rubin
* 2004, Chushiro Hayashi
* 2005, Robert Kraft
* 2006, Frank J. Low
* 2007, Martin Harwit
* 2008, Sidney van den Bergh

ee also

* Prizes named after people


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Bruce Medal — Médaille Bruce Pour les articles homonymes, voir Bruce. La médaille d or Catherine Wolfe Bruce, ou médaille Bruce (Bruce Medal en anglais) est un prix scientifique attribué annuellement depuis 1898 par la Société astronomique du Pacifique (ou ASP …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bruce Medal — Die Catherine Wolfe Bruce gold medal oder kurz Bruce Medal ist eine jährliche Auszeichnung durch die Astronomical Society of the Pacific für herausragende Lebensleistungen für die Astronomie, gestiftet von der namensgebenden US amerikanischen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bruce Davidson (equestrian) — Bruce Oram Davidson (born December 31, 1949 in Rome, New York) is an American equestrian who competes in the sport of eventing.Advanced Horses: * Plain Sailing * Irish Cap * Golden Griffin * Might Tango * JJ Babu * Beacon Charm * Dr. Peaches *… …   Wikipedia

  • Bruce Crandall — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Bruce P. Crandall Bruce Crandall en 1965 Teniente coronel Años de servicio …   Wikipedia Español

  • Bruce Furniss — Bruce MacFarlane Furniss (born May 27, 1957) is an American swimmer. He won two gold medals in the 1976 Olympics in Montreal in the 200 meter freestyle and the 4 x 200 meter Freestyle Relay, both in world record time. [… …   Wikipedia

  • Bruce McAvaney — Bruce William McAvaney OAM (born 22 June 1953 in Ferryden Park, South Australia) is an Australian sports broadcaster with the Seven Network, well known for his commentary of Australian rules football matches as well as covering every Summer… …   Wikipedia

  • Bruce Ames — Bruce Nathan Ames (* 16. Dezember 1928 in New York City) ist Professor für Biochemie und molekulare Biologie, Forscher am Children s Hospital of Oakland Research Institute (CHORI) und war Direktor des „National Institute of Environmental Health… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bruce E. Maryanoff — Bruce Eliot Maryanoff (born February 26, 1947, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American medicinal and organic chemist. Background and contributions Maryanoff BE Maryanoff received a B.S. degree in chemistry in 1969, and a Ph.D. degree in… …   Wikipedia

  • Bruce Riedel — is a Senior Fellow in foreign policy at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy of the Brookings Institution. He retired in 2006 after 29 years with the Central Intelligence Agency. Riedel served as Special Assistant to the President and Senior… …   Wikipedia

  • Medal of Honor (2010 video game) — Medal of Honor European box art for Medal of Honor Developer(s) Danger Close (EA Los Angeles) (singleplayer) EA Digital Illusions CE (multiplayer) …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.